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Cadets of Pennsylvania military school ride horses during a cavalry dash in Chester, Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania military school cadets ride horses in Chester, Pennsylvania. The cadets ride horses in a wooded area and cross a stream.

Date: 1930, May 21
Duration: 50 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Labor Union movement grows significantly, but labor strife also continues during 1930s in the U.S.A.

Men work assembling transmissions on an automobile production line. John L. Lewis, President of the United Mine Workers Union, giving a speech supporting formation of the Congress of Industrial organizations (CIO). Group of workers gather to listen to a union speaker. Many wear miners hats. Cheering Union workers march in street carrying posters reading: "Long-Live the C.I.O." and "Forward eith C.I.O." Leaders of the early C.I.O., Sidney Hillman,President of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA); Philip Murray, Vice President of the C.I.O.; and John L. Lewis, C.I.O. President, circa 1938. David Dubinsky, President of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU); along with Sidney Hillman, and John L. Lewis, are seen mingling with clothing workers. View of a steel mill from workers' residential street on a snowy day. Steel worker in a mill. Deckhand and an engine man aboard a merchant ship. Roustabouts and riggers at an oil well. Nonferris metal miner in rail car. Worker in tire factory. Electrical worker. Union leader speaking to group of workers carrying banner reading: "Shirt workers, Local 128 Allentown, Pennsylvania Joint Board." Labor organizers passing out leaflets to workers leaving a factory. Labor discussions with workers at lunch tables. Draftsman preparing labor organization signs calling for "Sanitary Conditions" and "Fair Play." Working women singing a union song. Union workers marching and carrying signs for various causes. Man riding a bicycle displaying sign:"Don't Scab." Car overloaded with people with sign: "Come To Lafollette Labor Rally Monday, July 5, 1937." ACWA workers of Local 95, Atlas Plant. UMWA members of Lafollette, Tennessee. Miners playing cards and playing musical instruments. Miners on strike below in mine for 5 days, cheer leader. Poster encouraging Americans to travel and visit in the USA. Police injure several persons during labor protests in San Francisco. U.S. Army soldiers arresting a civilian and throwing tear gas grenades.

Date: 1938
Duration: 4 min 13 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Secretary Dern presents degrees to cadets and reviews a parade in Chester, Pennsylvania.

Degrees being conferred on to cadets at a ceremony in Chester, Pennsylvania. U.S. Secretary of War George Henry Dern with officers . An aide to the Secretary on crutches. Cadets march past. The cadets lined up on a field. Degrees being presented to the cadets. A cadet shakes hands with a man after the ceremony. Secretary Dern reviews a parade. Men holding broom lined up on a field as the Secretary reviews them.

Date: 1933, June 8
Duration: 3 min 38 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Aerial views of the shipyards in Chester, Pennsylvania.

Aerial views of shipyards in Chester, Pennsylvania on the Delaware River. Smokestacks, industrial and suburban areas, ships under construction at the ship yard, ships at dock and other views. Opens with power generating plant adjacent to today's Commodore Barry Bridge.

Date: 1948
Duration: 2 min 8 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Mrs. Bergdoll begs President Roosevelt to pardon a noted draft dodger in Chester, Pennsylvania.

Mrs. Bergdoll speaks standing near a table in Chester, Pennsylvania. Photo of President Franklin D Roosevelt on table.

Date: 1940
Duration: 56 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
City police breaks a mass picket line in front of Sun Shipbuilding and Drydock Company's plant in Chester.

Workers strike in front of Sun Shipbuilding and Drydock Company's plant in Chester, Pennsylvania. City police breaks the mass picket line with tear gas bombs and clubs. The crowd of strikers disperses. Smoke rises up from a chimney in the background. Men stand in groups in front of the plant.

Date: 1936, December 14
Duration: 42 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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